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Practicing by the Book
NESCAC presidents issue rules reminder of out-of-season prectices, sparking debate and a demonstration.

Record-breaking Yardage
Running back Aaron Stepka '05 racks up yards, smashes records.

American Season
Wendy Bonner '05 named field hockey all-American.

C Club Award
Patricia Valavanis Smith '80, former Colby athlete and longtime athletics supporter, is honored.

Sports Shorts
Roundup of fall season.

sports shorts

VOLLEYBALL had one of its best seasons ever with a 23-10 record and the second seed in the NESCAC Tournament, where the Mules lost to Middlebury, 3-2, in the quarterfinals. Colby went 8-2 in NESCAC play. Outside hitter CAIT CLEAVER '06 was named NESCAC and Maine State Rookie of the Year and led the Mules in kills with 353. JOHANNA SCHROEDER '04 and ABBEY STELLA '04 were named to the NESCAC All-Academic Team. . . .

FOOTBALL won four of its last six games to finish 4-4. Quarterback PAT CONLEY '03 threw for 854 yards and six touchdowns. IAN MACPHERSON '03, linebacker MIKE MORAN '03 and defensive end MIKE DISTEFANO '03 were named to the NESCAC All-Conference First Team. . . .

Wendy Bonner '05
Wendy Bonner '05

FIELD HOCKEY finished 10-5 and made the NESCAC Tournament for the second straight year due to WENDY BONNER '05 and a stingy defense headed up by sweeper KRISTIN PUTNAM '05 and goaltender CARRIE MORIN '03. . . .

MEN'S SOCCER went 5-0 in non-conference play and 6-8 overall. Forward JAMIE YUREK '03 and midfielder JAMIE LUE '03 led the team in scoring with four goals and three assists apiece. . . .

CHRISTINE O'DONNELL '03 became the all-time leading scorer in WOMEN'S SOCCER with 12 goals and three assists this season and 43 goals and nine assists total. She was third in NESCAC in points per game and goals per game and was named to the NESCAC All-Conference Team for the fourth year. . . .

GOLF won the CBB Tournament over Bates and Bowdoin, with GREG DUPUY '04 taking medalist honors. . . .

At the ECAC MEN'S CROSS COUNTRY championship NAT BROWN '04 finished third in 26:43.6 over eight kilometers. ERIC REINAUER '04 took eighth place and JUSTIN SUKIENNIK '03 was ninth. A week later Brown qualified for his third NCAA Division III meet by placing 15th at the New England Division III Championships. . . .

WOMEN'S CROSS COUNTRY was third of 43 teams at the ECAC Championship and was seventh of 38 schools at the New England Division III Championships, where MARY PHELPS '04 qualified for the NCAA Division III Championships by placing 19th. . . .

In WOMEN'S TENNIS, unseeded SARA HUGHES '05 and BRITT PALMEDO '03 defeated the second seeds from Williams and the fourth seeds from Bowdoin to reach the championship match at the New England Women's Intercollegiate Tennis Tournament.


Dark Days
Students, alumni and healthcare providers talk depression and
the ways they address it at Colby.

Peace in Phnom Penh
Jim Cousins '75 has found refuge, rejuvination in the still-rebuilding Cambodian capital.

A Liberal Arts Resume
What did successful alumni in the business world study at Colby?

8 Mile High
With Eminem on his client list, entertainment lawyer Randall Cutler '91 is all about hip hop.

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